Enjoy an absolutely iconic experience when visiting Australia’s Red Centre - a full trek around the base of Uluru. As you start your sunrise walk around the 12-kilometer base trail of Uluru you will embrace the culture, geology and environment that is the essence of this amazing monolith. Stop along the trail for a picnic breakfast with an amazing close up view. Your guide will tell the cultural stories (Tjukurpa) of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (woma python) as well as many other Aboriginal creation stories associated with this amazing natural landmark. Along the flat trail you will witness sunrise, visit waterholes, see rock art sites of the ancients and have the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the nature and culture of this very special place.
Your guide collects you before sunrise at the entrance to your Ayers Rock Resort accommodation.
Travel to World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and begin your walk along the 12km base trail just before the sun rises. Embrace the geology, history and cultural significance of this special place. Take time out to enjoy your picnic breakfast as you listen to a variety of desert noises from the surrounding environment. Along the trail you will witness sunrise, visit waterholes and see rock art sites. Learn of Uluru’s cultural significance to the Anangu (local Aboriginal) people.
On your journey your guide will tell you a number of stories associated with prominent Tjukurpa (Creation Time Stories). You will learn of the Mala people along the Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge, and hear stories of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (woma python) on the way into the Mutitjulu Waterhole.
An opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the nature and culture of Uluru. Once you have completed the full circumference your guide returns you to your hotel at Ayers Rock Resort.